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March 11, 2019
& Top Producer Club Awards Breakfast
Cocktail Reception follows
Thursday, March 14, 2019
Hilton Garden Inn
8:30AM  Top Producer Breakfast *  11:00AM - 4:00PM  Trade Show
4:00PM-6:00PM  Cocktail Reception
Lead Gen Scripts & Objections Live
Aaron Wittenstein 

     12:30PM & 2:45PM
How to Clean Up Your Phone & Your Life
Jennifer Vucetic

     12:30PM & 2:15PM

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Creating Opportunities Beyond Transactions

Featured Speakers -   Technology Demos
Exhibitors - Networking - Giveaways Galore
When Time is "Really of the Essence"

We can probably all agree that time is a precious commodity in short supply during the course of our working day. We change the clock in March of each year to make better use of daylight hours and preserve energy; yet, we complain that this annual event negatively impacts our time to sleep. As real estate professionals we encounter the issue of time when clients tell us they are not ready to sign a contract of sale because the due diligence period is not completed, the buyer has to liquidate funds for the requisite contract deposit, the bank has not issued a loan commitment within the time period required in the contract of sale...

That's Who We R®  

While many people know that a Realtor® helps buy and sell homes, what they may not know is that only a Realtor® is a member of the National Association of Realtors® and subscribes to its Code of Ethics. It's the Realtor® Code of Ethics that inspired the association's powerful new "That's Who We R®" campaign, which launched today. The campaign aims to reinforce the value of Realtors® as advocates for property owners, engaged community members and trusted advisors with in-depth knowledge of the industry.

February Was a Big Month for Inventory 

According to fresh findings from®, there's been an improvement in inventory nationwide-but what does that mean for this spring?
Compared to Feb. 2018, there were 6 percent more homes on the market this year, equaling 73,000 more listings, according to the Feb. 2019 report. Inventory in the largest markets opened up substantially, with the biggest leaps in the West: 125 percent more in San Jose year-over-year; 85 percent more in Seattle; and 53 percent more in San Francisco.

12 Approaches for Discovering Generational Home-Buying Trends

In recent years, it is becoming clear that millennial home-buying habits differ greatly from those of Baby Boomers or Gen X-ers at the same age. Recently, we're starting to see how Gen Z may turn housing trends upside down again.
Keeping up to with generational preferences is key to success in real estate, whether you own rental buildings, sell homes or build places for people to live. As such, it is important to constantly refresh generational knowledge and stay current with age-based market trends.

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Real Estate Video is Vital in 2019

Whether it's social media gurus or real estate trainers, they're all saying the same thing: Video is vital for your success in selling your clients' homes. In my opinion, if you're not using video for your clients' ad campaigns, you are doing them a disservice.
Video accounted for 75 percent of all online traffic globally in 2017 and is predicted to reach 82 percent by 2022, according to Cisco Systems, an IT, networking, and cybersecurity company.

New Cromwell Center and Bay Street Corridor Plan

Dozens of Staten Islanders made the trip to Manhattan Wednesday to attend a city Planning Commission meeting to take part in the next phase of the Bay Street Corridor rezoning plan process as it made its way to the commission's desk for review.
Many who attended the meeting wanted to know how the city would address issues like a replacement for Cromwell Center, transportation, water and sewage infrastructure while still providing affordable housing to Staten Islanders on the North Shore 

New York May Seem Like a 'Bargain' for Some of Hong Kong's Homebuyers
Trade uncertainties have weighed on property investors' sentiments in Hong Kong, pushing some to consider residential properties as far-flung as the U.S. and the U.K., according to industry experts. For six straight years, Chinese investors have been the top foreign buyers of U.S. residential properties - both in terms of the number of units, as well as the dollar value, according to the National Association of Realtors (NAR).

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